Chronic: A Memoir (Paperback)

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About the Author


Rebecca Dimyan is an award-winning writer whose nonfiction essays and short fiction have appeared in national and international print and online publications including Vox, Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies, xoJane, The Mighty, 34th Parallel, and many others. Her book Chronic: A Memoir is forthcoming from Woodhall Press, and her debut novel Waiting for Beirut, which was a finalist for the Fairfield Book Prize, will be published by Running Wild Press in 2023. Rebecca teaches writing at several colleges in Connecticut. She is a writer, editor, teacher, and conference director.

Praise For…


"With research, perspective, humor, compassion, and emotional insight, Dimyan explores the tracks that endometriosis leaves on her body, life experiences, and her spirit, offering an essential addition to the literature of women's pain. Comparing the constant burden of pain to 'running drunk with a stack of china,' her story's weight is compounded as doctors and others minimize it. This innovative and generous book is equal parts memoir and treatment diary, offering the reader hope and companionship as well as reframing the pain experience." —Sonya Huber
Product Details
ISBN: 9781954907119
ISBN-10: 1954907117
Publisher: Woodhall Press
Publication Date: June 6th, 2023
Pages: 200
Language: English